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bruce springsteen, bon jovi, long island's billy joel, and staten island-born christina aguilera. coming together to benefit the american red cross and the relief efforts for victims of the storm. nothing controversial about that whatsoever, correct? >> why the timing? why is that today? half the state of new jersey doesn't have power and can't even watch the concert. >> sure. >> is this more political? is this more let's get this thing on tv before the election to make president obama look presidential or is it more to help out victims? >> it does look like they are trying to squeeze things in. you have bon jovi and bruce springsteen, both supported the president of the united states, barack obama, and, in fact, mr. springsteen, i believe, has been traveling with the president of the united states. where are the conservative performers? there aren't on the list i saw. >> this just seems like a rush job because the election is -- it is going to be three days after. >> is it a hurricane benefit or a concert for obama? >> i don't know. >> where are the conservative performers? i don't know
. for the record bruce springsteen is registered in new jersey -- >> i'm take bruce springsteen over meatloaf any way of the week. >> and james harden has been sent packing, he is headed to the houston rockets, because houston was able to offer harden a contract that oklahoma city simply could not. >> i don't get it. i don't know why they would do that. he was backbone of the team. he showed up big time for them. i don't know why they would get rid of him. >> bill: don't ask me. all right. jamal let's get to the other big storm of the day. there is an election a week from tomorrow. i was watching the nbc news and they said our latest polls -- and it was another national tracking pal that showed mitt romney ahead. why is america paying so much tenths to the national tracking polls? do they mean anything? >> no. there clearly was a trend towards mitt romney five weeks ago, we were all pretty happy about the obama polls. i think right now there was clearly a trend towards mitt romney after the first debate, that looks like it has stalled out, where most of us thought a year a
. to television viewers who watched "the sopranos" or the jersey shore or listen to bruce springsteen sing about this place, there might be a sense of familiarity of it. but for millions of americans, this is a deep personal loss. >> that pier was beautiful. it had great rides. every one of you people or half you people has been on that pier. >> reporter: summer memories, a place where their parents brought them and they brought their own kids. until now, until this. harry smith is a councilman and business owner. his family ran the beach umbrella concession. it's gone now. >> this is heartbreaking. i've lived here my whole life. devastated. >> reporter: the best known and most dramatic image, the star jet roller coaster. it sat on the pier that used to run 300 yards out to sea along with three dozen other famed rides and attractions. this, for example, was the scrambler. less than a mile away. fun town pier, where we find bob stewart standing where his office used to be. >> i have never seen anything like it. this building where we're standing, i have pictures of it from the 1890 or something a
this evening and now bruce springsteen is going to be in madison on monday. is the campaign worried or are they just making sure? >> i don't think they're worried, the mar ket law school poll has him up by 8 points in wisconsin. i think it's a nice way to close your campaign having tens and thousands of people cheering for the president these days. i think that's why he's here for those great video clips. >> senator, why hasn't paul ryan delivered wisconsin in the polls? the polling has never been favorable for the romney examp and i think we can come to the conclusion just 50 hours away from election day that paul ryan doesn't seem to have had a big impact, if any, on the state of wisconsin. what do you make of that? >> i recall when he first is chose paul ryan. the question was how did we feel about it. one of the things i said we were excited, those of us in wisconsin, for one reason or another. from the democrat's perspective because we knew that paul ryan really does not connect with the values of wisconsin. and him willing to some say put grandmother over on the cliff with a v
for the people who need help. bruce springsteen, billy joel, bon jovi, the biggest stars to come out of new jersey and new york, all the money's going to go to the american red cross. matt lauer hosts. brian williams will be there, jimmy fallon will be there, i think sting. so it's going to be a big collection. christina aguilera as well, 8:00 tonight on nbc. >> wonderful. >>> let's swing to presidential elections now. with just four days to go, president obama is focusing on, where else? where do you think he went? ohio. he's making stops there every day between now and tuesday. he'll also be in virginia, florida, new hampshire, iowa, colorado and wisconsin over the next 96 hours. mitt romney will be in many of those same states over the next four days, although he's hitting pennsylvania and skipping florida. president obama was back on the trail yesterday after a three-day break to oversee the storm recovery. rallying to a crowd of 10,000 in colorado. the president made what some are saying was a jab at his opponent's tendency to change his mind. >> after four years as president, you know
.m., nbc holding a telethon for hurricane sandy victim. a special concert with bruce springsteen and billy joel. that's all for now. see you tomorrow noon eastern, when i'm joined by karen finney. plus, frank bruni, ben white, and the tag team of norm orrinstein and thomas mann. find us facebook.com/nowwithalex. "andrea mitchell reports" is next. ♪ ♪ ♪ [ male announcer ] don't just reject convention. drown it out. introducing the all-new 2013 lexus ls f sport. an entirely new pursuit. >>> right now on "andrea mitchell reports," the crimingr sets. >> you feel you're going to wake up any minute. it's sickening, sad. >> two, three hours. >> we need the gas. we have to see the president. >> we need more food. we need more resources. anyone who is listening to this in the city of hoboken or neighboring towns who can get to us, we ask you to come and deliver your supplies. >> in wisconsin, president obama returned to the campaign trail. >> hello, wisconsin! in the closing weeks of this campaign, governor romney has been using all of his talents
entertainers all across the battleground states over the next few days. katy perry, bruce springsteen, the dave matthews band, stevie wonder, will.i.am, all of them getting audiences fired up for the president's message. >> and certainly leaning, as you mentioned, on bill clinton. how much weight does he carry for the president? >> i think bill clinton certainly still is considered a big surrogate for the president. it's been pointed out by the campaign that no one can better narrow down and crystallize the president's message than former president bill clinton, and so they consider him a very powerful weapon. he's also a big draw when he's out there on the campaign trail, he can pull in a lot of supporters. they also believe he could appeal to those yet undecided voters, if there are any of them out there still. they believe that he has a way of sort of boiling down the message that can appeal to them. >> dan lothian, thank you, dan. appreciate that. the president is expected to make those remarks just before noon eastern time. we'll be sure to bring those to you. the republican campaign makin
of all this he did get a mention from bruce springsteen who he's a big fan of and he's actually said in a concert, this is true, and said the governor has -- >> someone said, some conservative on twitter said that's what this is all about! he said it wasn't about -- it's not about mitt romney or anything to get to obama. >> this is interesting thinking about why is it that the public doesn't -- the public would not tolerate a republican governor saying i am not going to accept money from the federal government to help get the lights back on. we will suffer through this as a state. >> right. >> and eschew any help, people wouldn't stand for it. but they will stand for it when the help is about something a little less immediate. if a republican governor said we're turning down this money to fix our schools or unemployment. >> or to build high speed rail. >> or high speed rail. >> internet. >> when the republican governor turns that money down, people don't see the immediate consequences and they don't seem to react. but imagine what they would do if chris christie had stood up and said
. they are he going to be katy perry, dave mathews, stevie wonder, bruce springsteen and jay-z on pit bull. performers throughout the country and events at battle ground states trying to boost the crowds. in 2008 the president did an event in the final weekend, in a state he was not winning, but he was trying to expand the map and trying to win republicans over to his column and this side, more on defense, states he won last time that he wants to keep in his column, wisconsin tlie visit this final weekend. in ohio six visits and the reason they say they're doing that and playing that defense, they think if the president can win wisconsin and ohio, et cetera, it's going to be sort of a midwestern firewall that will be hard for mitt romney to get to 270 electoral votes to win. >> ed henry it sounded like the band had come to conclusion and probably thought you'd be able to do the rest of your sound biting in peace, but no, they're back with another number. >> the peace of a lawn mower. >> a little bit of revenge. >> good one. >> gretchen: is it true the president is changing his message? bec
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